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Premier League is making plans to stage friendly games so players can prepare before competitive action begins.

Premier League consider shorter games for when football restarts

Shorter matches are one of the measures being considered by the Premier League for when football restarts, according to the chief executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association, Gordon Taylor.

Central bank, association task rice farmers in Cross River on loan repayment

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Tuesday charged rice farmers in Cross River on loan repayment.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari charges AuGF to keep MDAs on their toes

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged the Auditor-General of the Federation, Mr Anthony Ayine, and his counterparts at the state level to keep Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) are kept on their toes through timely and high-quality audits.
Alh Mahmud Yayale Ahmed CFR

Ex-SGF: Nigeria in dire need of trained health workers

A Governing Council has been constituted and inaugurated for the Malikiya College of Health and Social Sciences, Bauchi with a former SGF, Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, as Chairman asserting that the country is currently in dire need of more trained health workers for effective health care service delivery considering the astronomical population growth.

NIS pledges effective patrols on nation’s borders

The Comptroller General of Immigration (CGI), Muhammad Babandede (MFR), has assured the country that the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) would continue to mount effective border policing to stem influx of unwanted visitors.

Ekiti to benefit from World Bank’s RAAMP project in 2020

The World Bank has said that Ekiti State would soon join the list of states on the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP) commencing in 2020.

17-year old girl sets self ablaze over bride price

A 17-year-old girl, Aisha Bello, of Albarkawa area in Gusau Local Government of Zamfara State who attempted to end her life last Saturday for not getting married to her suitor is still lying critically ill as her parents have no money to take her to the hospital.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

Kano FA hold election despite court order

‎However, at the election conducted in Minjibir Park and Resort on Sunday‎, Mr Ahlan polled 55 votes to be returned as chairman of Kano FA for another four years while Aminu Mohammed was also returned as vice chairman with 55 votes.‎

Two internet fraudsters convicted, jailed 12 months

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the convictions of one Fabulous Peter and Osahun O. Aiseosa (a.k.a) Wesley Jackson before Justice D.Z Sanchi of the FCT High Court sitting in Jabi.

Fishermen of Lake Chad cursed by Boko Haram conflict

The fishermen of Lake Chad must sail in secret, forced to evade both Boko Haram jihadists and Nigeria's military in a desperate dance that has strangled livelihoods and caused scarcity of a once-staple food.

Governor Tambuwal appoints six journalists as aides

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the appointment of Yusuf Dingyadi and five other veteran media practitioners as senior special assistants (SSAs).

NBC empowers over 700 youths in Kano

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has empowered over 700 youths at the Kano edition of its program, ‘Youth Empowered’ Workshop.

Kogi chief judge releases 6 inmates in Okene prison

Chief Judge of Kogi state, Justice Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released six Awaiting Trial inmates at the Federal Prisons, Okene, in his renewed effort to decongest prisons.

FRSC restates commitment to check road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday restated its commitment to check road traffic crashes in the country.

Hajj: NASCO sponsors 3 loyal customers to Saudi Arabia

The NASCO Group of Companies has sponsored three of its loyal customers to this year’s Muslim Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, as a mark of appreciation for their patronage.

Police arrest two teachers for alleged homosexuality in Delta

The Delta State police command has confirmed the arrest of two male teachers of a secondary school (names withheld) in Agbor who were allegedly involved in homosexuality.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men for homosexuality

A judge in a Nigerian court has thrown out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of the same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country’s laws banning homosexual relationships.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos government promises to compensate victims of Fagba crisis

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday promised to compensate residents who lost their property to the Fagba crisis in Ifako-Ijaiye local government area of the state.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

IPAC congratulates INEC chairman over re-appointment

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.

NSCDC dismisses officer for ‘looting’ virus palliatives in Abuja

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has dismissed a Corps Assistant, Illiya Ibrahim, from service for allegedly looting COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

#EndSARS: Nigerian Army denies shooting protesters

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied allegation soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza last Tuesday.